U.S. At War: Oldster v. Pundit

Dour, white-haired old Allen Towner Treadway has represented Massachusetts' First District in Congress for 29 of his 74 years. Banker, insurance-company director, hotel owner, Treadway has been an able peacetime servant of his constituents, has well served the Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Manufacturers as an unofficial watchdog on tax legislation. His knowledge of tax matters is profound and broad.

Last week a younger man, a scholar, editor, lecturer, challenged Oldster Treadway's right to sit longer in Congress, accused conservatives of killing the Republican Party. Pundit Raymond Leslie Buell announced...

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